cytoplast


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cytoplast

[′sīd·ə‚plast]
(cell and molecular biology)
The cytoplasmic substance of eukaryotic cells, including a network of proteins forming an internal skeleton and the attached nucleus and organelles.
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Electrofusion of these oocytes, made of the patient's karyoplasts and the donor's cytoplasts, resulted in five "reconstructed" zygotes that were transferred into the patient's uterus.
Our earlier studies using asbestos fiber--treated cytoplasts and fusion with non-treated karyoplasts provided circumstantial evidence of the role of mitochondria in fiber genotoxicity (Xu et al.
In addition to sperm, three types of particulate matter occur in the lumen of the ducts: Sertoli cell bodies, Sertoli cytoplasts, and Leydig gland bodies.